The Le Sueur County Attorney is elected by the citizens of Le Sueur County to a four-year term. The current County Attorney is Brent Christian (2003 through present). The County Attorney has 4 assistants:
Benjamin J. King
Jason L. Moran
Robert C. Whipps
David A. Yates
Some of the duties of the County Attorney and his office include the following:
Prosecution of all felonies which occur in Le Sueur County and all gross misdemeanors and misdemeanors which occur in the County, but outside of city limits.
Prosecution of all juvenile criminal matters which occur in Le Sueur County.
Prosecution of public assistance fraud.
Provide legal representation for Le Sueur County, the County Board of Commissioners, and its departments, in civil areas, including planning and zoning issues, liability claims, tax appeals, and contract negotiations.
Provide support and assistance for victims and witnesses in criminal and juvenile matters handled by the County Attorney's Office. (Call Vicky W at 507-357-2251 for more information)
Represent Le Sueur County in child in need of protection or services (CHIPS) actions and in civil commitments.
Represent Le Sueur County in the establishment of paternities and in child support enforcement.